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Corrections Officer

Company: City of Florissant
Location: florissant
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Full-time position Hourly rate: $16.17General Purpose of PositionPerforms a variety of routine and specialized public safety work as it relates to the care and custody of prisoners. Major Duties and ResponsibilitiesConducts prisoner bookings with the assistance of, or at the direction, of the arresting officer.Handles the fingerprinting and photographing of each prisoner with, or at the direction, of the arresting officer.Supervises the daily routine living tasks of each prisoner, such as hygiene, the issuance of clean clothing, providing opportunity for personal showering, and inspecting prisoner living areas to ensure clean and sanitary environment. Unsanitary conditions shall be immediately reported to the janitorial staff for correction.Prepares meals for each and every prisoner and ensures that each prisoner is properly fed at prescribed times. Will also ensure that food inventories are sufficient enough to handle the jail population and projected population figures.Prepares prisoners for court appearances, transfers to other institutions, and release to other agencies.Ensures proper medical care by providing prescribed medication, responding to medical emergencies by administering first aid and CPR, making necessary notification of medical and police personnel and the documentation of any such incident.Receives all inquiries regarding prisoners incarcerated providing only necessary information to those that request it. This is generally limited to attorneys, legal aid personnel, family members, clergy, and on occasion close friends of the prisoners. Information is generally limited to the physical condition of the prisoner, charges, bond and expected release time.Handles all prisoner visitations, during prescribed times.Responsible for securing and maintaining prisoner personal property.Shall provide proper jail uniform to each prisoner, who shall be allowed to change clothing in accordance with department policy. Correction Officers will not conduct strip searches of prisoners under any circumstances.Coordinates the confined docket with the Municipal Court Judge, clerk and staff, to ensure those prisoners appearance in court at the specified time, and when necessary, shall assist the court staff with the actual court appearances.Handles the release of prisoners.Handles all prisoner bonding, including property, professional and cash bonds and necessary documentation of each. Shall be responsible for the proper disposition and handling of all cash bonds received, with proper entry into department bonding log.Conducts routine and systematic inspections of the holdover. These inspections shall be conducted on a regular basis during an eight hour shift and logged in the appropriate book.Handles all necessary data entry and documentation as prescribed.Makes routine reports to the jail administrator on any and all activity during his/her prescribed shift. Performs other duties as directed RequirementsEducation and ExperienceMust be a citizen of the United States at the time of application and a Missouri resident at time of appointment; No felony record or serious misdemeanor record; Applicants must have reached the 21st birthday at the time of appointment. Must have high school diploma or GED, with prior corrections work desired.Licenses and CertificationsValid driver's license.Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran

Keywords: City of Florissant, Florissant , Corrections Officer, Other , florissant, Missouri

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